School of Visual Arts will spotlight exceptional live action, documentary, and animated shorts by its most recent graduates from nine different academic departments, including films nominated for Student Academy Awards. Join the filmmakers in the lobby following the screening for a special dessert reception.
IFP Award winner Julia Anquier looks to correct misrepresentations of feminine friendship with her thesis film, Farewell to Flesh. Set in her home city of Rio de Janeiro, her film cuts right to the point.
Luigi Rossi and his directing partner, Enrico Granato, drew on philosophy, economics, and traditions of Italian storytelling from Boccaccio to Pasolini for their remarkable film, The Sale of an Appetite.
Juana Hodari won Outstanding Documentary at the Dusty Festival for her film Tomasa, her portrait of a unique family of women ranchers in Argentina. This is the first in a series of blogs from 2016’s Dusty winners.